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I knew this word a long time ago. Then I lost my memory. childhood and all. mva trauma, head injury.. I was good with words before because I was a songwriter, and I had a feeling that this word was etched in my memory somewhere but was just inaccessible.. knowing this word again could solve a lot of consequent problems in writing/overcome writers block to some degree for me.

So here it is: You know how there is an "interval" between say a "train of events"? "Interval" is the best and only word I could think of -closest to this phenomenon- to describe it.

To be a bit more vivid, imagine a train (locomotive) with 10 carriages, and the third and fourth carriage missing above the wheels. So, as the train moves past you, there is a "gap" that transitions through your visual and sound spectrum yes? What is this phenomenon? "Something" (that) passes by you.. It is a very obvious word, but I just can't figure out.. Even after one of you points it out, I might have to give it a memory marker to make it a long term memory- as my short term memory is still not in very good shape (or maybe it's just in the head).

Further, imagine this "gap" or "interval" of sorts streaking past you like a bullet.. What is this phenomenon? :)

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I don't have a clear understanding of the phenomenon you are attempting to describe, but imagine at least the first of the following is relevant:

caesura, “A pause or interruption in a poem, music, building or other work of art” (Also see 2)
lapse, “A pause in continuity”, “An interval of time between events”
interruption, “A time interval during which there is a cessation of something”

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'hiatus' is a break, pause or interruption in a sequence, series or process. e.g.: 'The show was on hiatus for three months and was not expected to start up again until April.

'After a 23-year hiatus he only made one more appearance at a major golf tournament before retiring.'

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Since you composed, an interlude is apropos:

INTERLUDE : an intervening or interruptive period, space, or event : interval 3 : a musical composition inserted between the parts of a longer composition...

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"Window" captures some of the meaning you're trying to express; in the sense of a gap between solid things, as well as something moving and only available for a certain period of time, as a "launch window."

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Break...like, "break in the action?" A void that streaks past? This is a cool thing to contemplate. The valley of a light wave? Cosmic ray antiparticles? The resume of Danica Patrick? You mentioned sound. Are you looking for a staccato effect? I just looked at Thesaurus.com, and there seem to be many synonyms for interval. Have you looked at those? Is it akin to punctuation? How about pulsate? Beat, throb, vibration?

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May be you are referring to a form of:

numbness or blankness of mind.

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